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View on the bayou at Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving depicting a view on the bayou at Houston. Large trees are leaning over the water as two men paddle a small boat in the stream.
Artistic depiction of City of Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving depicting Houston by French artist E. Therond. This engraving appears to be based on an 1840s sketch of Houston made by a British artist. This image appeared in "L'Illustration"...
Map of Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving from the "Texas World" newspaper depicting Houston as the hub of manufacturing and distributing for Texas. Shipping lines and numerous railroads are shown branching out...
Ziegler and Company's cotton warehouses
Photograph of a printed engraving illustrating the port of Houston looking north from Allen's Landing across Buffalo Bayou. A side wheel paddle boat and barges towed by boats are all loaded with cotton....
Hutchins House Hotel on Hutchin's Corner
Photograph of a printed engraving of "Hutchin's Corner," at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Travis Street in Houston. The Hutchins House Hotel is prominent in the photograph.
Aerial map of Houston
Photograph of a printed engraving of a bird's eye view map of Houston. The view looks south from an elevated point north of Buffalo Bayou.
Texan Railroad Depot
Photograph of a printed engraving of a railroad station labeled as A Texan Railroad Depot, crowded with an assortment of people of various ages, races, and sexes. A train and a stagecoach wagon are stopped...
Downtown Houston west from the city hall tower
Photograph of a printed engraving of a view looking west from the City Hall tower of Houston across the rooftops of the expanse of the city. Horse-drawn transportation and pedestrians are depicted in the...
Unidentified park or woods
Photograph of a printed engraving of a wooded park where people are standing or sitting. Two horse-drawn carriages are shown, one occupied, the other empty.
African-American magnolia seller
Photograph of a printed engraving of an African-American magnolia seller, a common sight in Houston at the time. One of six sketches made in Houston by an artist who was accompanying journalist Edward...
Photograph of a printed engraving of an African-American man working as an auctioneer's street hawker. One of six sketches made in Houston by an unknown artist in 1873. The artist accompanied journalist...
Buffalo Bayou at the head of Navigation
Photograph of a printed engraving of Buffalo Bayou at the head of Navigation. Three people are in a rowboat in the water. A loaded barge is on the bayou before a background of other boats and numerous...
Grand Central Station Rail Depot
Photograph of a printed engraving of Grand Central Station Railroad Depot in Houston. Multiple train tracks and several rail passenger cars are shown in front of the station with people walking alongside....
Congress Street east from Main Street
Photograph of a printed engraving of Houston from Main Street looking east down Congress Avenue. Pedestrians, horse-drawn carriages, and an electric streetcar are depicted in the scene.
Main Street from Franklin Street
Photograph of a printed engraving of Houston's Main Street looking south from Franklin Avenue. Horse-drawn carriages and pedestrians are depicted in the scene.
Capitol Hotel (late 1850s)
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Capitol Hotel in Houston, with porches on Main Street. (This is the "Richardson sketch" which appears in several histories of Texas. It appears to have been made...
Corner view of the Houston courthouse
Photograph of a printed engraving of the courthouse in Houston. The building occupies the center of the block with an iron fence and trees around the perimeter. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk and horse-drawn...
Photograph of a printed engraving of the four story Masonic Temple building in Houston. The building was located at the corner of Main Street and Capital Avenue. A few pedestrians are walking on the sidewalk...
Post Office and Water Works
Photograph of a printed engraving of the Houston Post Office. The building was completed on 1890 at the southeast corner of Franklin Avenue and Fannin Street.
International and Great Northern Railroad bridge over Buffalo Bayou
Photograph of a printed engraving of the International & Great Northern Railroad bridge over Buffalo Bayou. A barge laden with cotton bales is being towed in the bayou.
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